Nooksack 306 Awarded $22K in Attorney Fees Against BIA For FOIA Non-Compliance

Materials in St. Germain v. Dept. of Interior (W.D. Wash.):

60 Plaintiffs’ Motion for Attorneys’ Fees and Costs

71 Stipulation for Order of Dismissal with Prejudice; Order Thereon

Prior post here.

Federal Court Grants Voluntary Dismissal in Nooksack Case After BIA Waives FOIA Fees

Here are the materials in St. Germain v. Dept. of Interior (W.D. Wash.):

doc. 56 – Plaintiffs’ Motion for Voluntary Dismissal

doc. 59 – Order on Motion for Summary Judgment

Prior pleadings in this matter here, here, and here.

Federal Court Dismisses Challenge to Nooksack Disenrollment

Here are the materials in St. Germain v. Dept. of Interior (W.D. Wash.):

doc. 38 – Motion to Dismiss or, in the Alternative, for Partial Summary Judgment

doc. 41 – Response Re Motion to Dismiss

doc. 42 – Reply Re Defendants’ Motion to Dismiss

doc. 44 – Order Granting Motion for Partial Summary Judgment

Prior pleadings in this matter here and here.

Nooksack Disenrollees Get Discovery in Suit against Interior Department

Here are the updated materials in St. Germain v. Dept. of Interior (W.D. Wash.):

29 – Defendants’ Motion for Order Determining Applicable Standard of Judicial Review

30 – Response Re Motion for Order Determining Applicable Standard of Review

31 – Defendants’ Reply re Motion for Order Determining Applicable Standard of Judicial Review

32 – Declaration of Judith R Joseph

33 – Order

Prior materials in this federal case here.

Federal Court Denies Motion for TRO to Enjoin Nooksack Disenrollment Election

Here are the materials in St. Germain v. Dept. of Interior (W.D. Wash.):

3-Amended Complaint

4-Motion for TRO and Proposed Order

23 Defendant’s Opposition to Plaintiffs’ Application for a TRO

24 Reply re Motion for TRO

25 Order denying TRO

Additional Tribal Court Materials in Nooksack Tribal Disenrollment Case — Second Emergency Motion for TRO

Here are the new materials in Lomeli v. Kelly (Nooksack Tribal Ct.):

Second Emergency Motion for Temporary Restraining Order

Defendants’ Response in Opposition to Second Emer Motion for TRO

Reply in Support of Second Emergency Motion for TRO

Tribal Court Order Denying Second TRO Motion re Election

Tribal Court Order Denying Second TRO Re General Special Meetings

Prior posts here, here, here, and here.

Update in Nooksack Membership Dispute

News coverage here. Previous post on the recent tribal court litigation. And an update on tribal court filings:

Second Declaration of Gabriel S. Galanda

And a federal complaint alleging FOIA violations by the Bureau of Indian Affairs — St. Germain v. Dept. of Interior (W.D. Wash.):

St Germain v Interior Complaint